Delivering Discoveries

Cancer Research, Clinical Trials, and Cancer Care

A Message From the Director

In April of 2005, Moores Cancer Center at UC San Diego Health debuted our revolutionary building bringing together research, education, and clinical care under one roof. This allows clinicians and scientists to communicate more efficiently and work together to advance patient care through translational research.

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Scott Lippman, MD, Director of Moores Cancer Center


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Most highly-cited cancer researchers in the world


Clinical trials currently enrolling cancer patients

New Research, New Discoveries

Catriona Jamieson, MD, PhD

UC San Diego to Expand Cancer Stem Cell Research in Space

Catriona Jamieson, MD, PhD, co-leads groundbreaking research on first all-private mission to International Space Station.

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joseph califano, md

Hanna and Mark Gleiberman Give $12 Million to UC San Diego

This transformative gift will strengthen the impact of our cutting-edge head and neck cancer research program.

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Mission: Search and Destroy Prostate Cancer

How advances in imaging, genomics and new therapies have changed prostate cancer treatment.

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Education and Training Programs

A vital part of our mission is to provide equitable access to high quality cancer-related training activities and educational opportunities that extend from high school through the undergraduate, graduate, and junior faculty phases of a cancer research career. We invite you to explore our programs:

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Over $3.1 million raised and 6 clinical trials funded. Learn how you can participate. Learn more about this great San Diego event and its impact on cancer research.

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